Congratulations to USBC member representative Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, on receiving the Carl E. Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Public Health Association’s International Health Section. Dr. Labbok is Professor of the Practice of Maternal and Child Health at the Gillings School of Global Public Health and director of the School’s Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute. She accepted the award on November 5 at the APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Boston. The award honors public health visionaries and leaders who have shaped the direction of international health and/or the development of APHA. Dr. Labbok is the first recipient of this award whose career concentration has focused upon breastfeeding and family planning.
August 2013 - World Breastfeeding Week Celebration in Collaboration with NCBC
August 2013 – CGBI is appreciated on the Go NAPP SACC Facebook Page
February 2013 – CGBI is recognized by CDC for its contribution to improving maternity care practices.
February 2013 – Dr. Labbok comments in The Nation’s Health: “Breastfeeding and maternity care have lifelong implications for the mother and child in terms of later chronic disease.”